Will's Adventure to the Candy Mountain

Will races to the train where he meets a boy, Quinn, and the journey begins.

Are they really going to Candy Mountain? Is it really made out of candy? Together there are decisions to make. Each one proves more mysterious than the next. What will they do when they have to choose?

Come along and share the journey. Find your candy basket and decide what you would do! Inspired by stories shared with author’s grandson, these pages filled with magical adventure also includes lessons about friendship and kindness, being respectful, and making positive decisions. Includes Questions and Activity pages to extend the learning.

8 x 10 | 64 pages
ISBN 978-1-7372002-2-2 hardcover $24.95

ISBN 978-1-7372002-4-6 softcover $19.95

ISBN 978-1-7372002-3-3 ebook $7.99

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Follows a young boy as he embarks on a magical journey to Candy Ville. During his travels, he discovers how being a good and respectful person can really pay off.

The message is clear: life is full of sweet offerings, but friendship and kindness are more important than sweet treats. One has to always be courteous. Beautifully told and presented.

Gerry Haller’s gentle tale is inspired by stories she told to her grandson…Adults will appreciate that the book celebrates and rewards good behavior. This relaxing journey through a land of treats is a pleasant low-key bedtime story for young children.

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Dr. Gerry Haller, Author

Author Dr. Gerry Haller is an accomplished educator having received many awards in the teaching, curriculum, and administrative fields. Some of these awards include being recognized for The Golden Apple, The Carnegie Foundation for her teaching in the Inner City of Chicago, and receiving the Phi Delta Kappa Award for being outstanding Principal of the Year. Dr. Haller received Primary, Gifted and Art Degrees form Bradley University, Master’s in Administration from Augustana, and Doctor of Education from Nova Southeastern University. She is a gifted public speaker and has presented at conferences from London to the U.S. Throughout her career, she has taught principals, teachers, and children. Dr. Haller is also a proud mother and grandmother.

YM Cho, Illustrator

YM Cho is an award-winning artist and designer. She earned a BFA degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she studied visual communications and fashion illustration. YM has been named the winner of several art and design competitions, including the 2017 Leavenworth Oktoberfest Logo Design, 2017 Navy Air Force Half Marathon shirt design, 2019 Seward Silver Salmon Derby Logo Design, and the 93rd Running Mount Marathon Logo Design.

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